Location: Montana, USA
Patrick Ryan is the choral director at Great Falls High School in Great Falls, Montana. He is President-Elect for the Northwest Division of ACDA, Past-President of the Montana Choral Directors Association, and is a frequent clinician and adjudicator throughout Montana.
Mr. Ryan received his Masters degree in Choral Conducting from Northern Arizona University, where he studied conducting with Edith Copley. While at NAU, he conducted the Northern Arizona University Men’s Chorale and the Coconino Community College Choir. He received his music education degree with an emphasis in secondary choral music from Pacific Lutheran University, where he studied with Richard Sparks and Richard Nance. Mr. Ryan is a member of NAfME, NFHS Music, and the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
Patrick is blessed to have a wonderful wife, Lynn, who is also a choral conductor. They are the proud parents of Kian Michael and Kendall Diana.